This comprehensive yet concise reference resource follows in the tradition of "Encyclopedia of Life Sciences" and "Encyclopedia of Earth and Physical Sciences" to supplement the science classroom curriculum. Clearly written and lavishly illustrated, it sheds light on a wide range of topics. It features: 10 volumes of articles in A-Z format; additional index volume; volume indexes; consistent format; brief description of topic; and colour-coded focus boxes: Core Facts (found in longer articles), Connections (cross-references), A Closer Look, History of Technology, People, Looking to the Future, Wider Impact; full-colour photographs and diagrams; "See Also" references; and further readings. Over 400 articles cover all aspects of technology and the scientific theories and innovations at its core. The far-reaching range of topics includes: Aerodynamics, Blood Transfusion, Chemical Engineering, Dentistry, Energy Resources, Food Preservation, Glass and Glassmaking, Hazardous Waste, Mass Transit System, Military Vehicles, Paper and Papermaking, Prehistoric Technology, Telecommunications, Ultrasonics, Veterinary Medicine, Water Power, and Wireless Communication. Volume 11 contains: Comprehensive index; Subject indexes: Agricultural and Food Technology; Chemistry and Materials Science; Computers and Communications; Energy and Resources; Engineering, Construction, and Design; Environmental Technology; Manufacturing and Industry; Medical and Biological Technology; Military and Security Technology; Scientists and Inventors; and Transportation Technology; Bibliography; Glossary; Time line of inventions; Inventors and their inventions; Thematic list of contents; and Conversion chart. This clearly written and well-organized set helps students understand and appreciate technology and its role in history and society. Colour-coded focus boxes, full-colour photographs, scientific illustrations, and drawings make an extensive amount of material readily accessible.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
"It will be an excellent addition to the secondary school library." -- American Reference Books Annual 2001
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Marshall Cavendish Corporation. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Bookseller Inventory # G0761471162I3N10
Book Description Cavendish Square Publishing. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Very good condition book with only light signs of previous use. Bookseller Inventory # G0761471162I4N00
Book Description Cavendish Square Publishing, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ex-Library with expected library markings. For quick service, please consider Expedited shipping since standard delivery may range from 4-18 business days. Thank you. ex-library copy. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000086334
Book Description Cavendish Square Publishing 2000-01-01, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 0761471162 11 VOLUME SET. Ex-library book with usual markings. Clean text. SATISF GNTD + SHIPS W/IN 24 HRS. Sorry, no APO deliveries. Ships in a padded envelope with free tracking. O6D. Bookseller Inventory # 800200096
Book Description Marshall Cavendish Corp, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0761471162
Book Description Cavendish Square Publishing, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. 11 volumes. Ex-Library hardcovers in very nice condition with all the usual markings and attachments. Text blocks clean and unmarked. Tight bindings. Bookseller Inventory # GL16A28871
Book Description Cavendish Square Publishing, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0761471162